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ISA Surgical Publishes Real Stories of the Benefits of Medical Tourism In Mexico From US And Canadian Patients
Date:12/7/2012

(PRWEB) December 07, 2012

Even though the uncertainty of the presidential election has passed, people are still concerned about their healthcare needs and how those needs will be adequately and affordably met. Those awaiting surgeries are grappling with how they will afford a costly operation without losing their home or telling their child they cannot afford to send him or her off to college. While medical tourism has been a viable option for some years, many are hesitant to jump on board due to lack of information about the process and/or fears regarding provision of care and safety. A recently published article looks at Mexico medical tourism through the eyes and experiences of people who have actually selected this route.

The data is overwhelmingly positive with patients being especially pleased with the tender care provided by their surgeon in Mexico. One common theme was that patients felt like people again when working with their Mexico medical team; contrast this with the limited time doctors in the United States are actually able to devote to individual patients due to overbooked schedules and time allocated to meeting insurance demands. The importance of human connectivity has not been lost in Mexico’s medical community.

Another common fear that the personal testimonies in the article dispelled was the misunderstanding that medical facilities in Mexico are somehow inferior to facilities in the United States. Patients reported that they were given choices regarding where their surgeries were performed, and that the facilities had all the same “bells and whistles” as hospitals and surgical centers in the United States.

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